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Petit & Keet

There were times, before Petit & Keet’s opening this summer, that we considered making the 10-hour haul to Grayton Beach juuuust for a dish of Louis Petit’s lemony pan-fried chicken and accompanying mound of mashers—a dish that’s been on his Red Bar menu for as long as we’ve been beachin’ on 30A. Now we don’t have to: He’s brought the dish home to Little Rock, the town that launched his culinary career many, many moons ago. Welcome home, old friend. (

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